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What Foods Help Boost Your Metabolism?

Postby Rayce » Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:59 am

Okay, first of all, I have the SLOWEST metabolism! I exercise about 1-2 hours everyday (I do a lot of cardio and dancing such a zumba :D). I know that drinking green tea is one way to boost up a metabolism. And I have been drinking 1 cup a (every other) day. Are there any others? Also, maybe give advice on a good "workout" or "exercise" to do at home that would help. :]
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Postby Lyel » Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:02 am

Fibrous foods like apples, most fruits actually.. Cranberry juice, grapenuts cereal seems to help a friend of mine. Whole grain bread, natural peanut butter.. stuff like that. Take fish oil extracts if you can find em
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Postby Deane » Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:08 am

Eat vegetables and drink much water
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Postby Eilwen » Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:10 am

Negative calorie foods will boost your metabolism as in http://au.search.yahoo.com/search?p=%22l...
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Postby Rumenea » Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:11 am

Your metabolism is fine. If it wasn't you would be under the care of an endocrinologist. You've just become a victim of a very common myth.

One of the most common myths or misunderstandings in diet, nutrition, and fitness is that metabolic rate is responsible for a person's natural tendency toward being fat or thin or muscular. Or that metabolic rate can be changed to help lose fat or gain weight. This is not true and easy evidence of that fact can be found here ---> http://www.calculator.net/bmr-calculator...
where basal metabolic rate (BMR) can be calculated with only height, weight, sex, and age. If metabolism was responsible for gaining fat or staying thin, that natural tendency would have to be included in the calculation of BMR, but it's not. In other words, a naturally fat person and a naturally skinny person of the same height, weight, sex, and age will have the same metabolic rate. There will be no difference in their metabolism which means metabolism is not really a factor in natural tendencies toward being heavy or thin.

It's important to understand this fact because it will put an end to the frustration that comes with trying to change the metabolic rate to create a specific effect such the loss or gain of body weight, fat, or muscle. Unless you have a real medical issue, your metabolism is fine and nothing you do is going to create more than a normal temporary change in metabolic rate.

If it's important to you to blame something for being an ectomorph or an endomorph, then blame your parents because those propensities are inherited...genetic. Or blame your soma (body) type (ecto, endo, or mesomorph). But don't blame your metabolism because it is nothing more than the totality of the energy exchanges which happen every second of every day as required to sustain your life given the demands of the moment.

Most people would be well advised to not even use the word metabolism as it has no real relevance to the problems of being an easy or hard gainer. It makes no more sense to think about your metabolism in regard to diet or exercise than it does to think about your car's horsepower when pressing on the gas pedal to go or the brake pedal to stop. If you're concerned with losing fat, gaining weight, building muscle, or maintaining, follow good diet, exercise, and fitness strategies and your metabolism will take care of itself.

For more about metabolism, go here ---> http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/metabol...

Any exercise will burn calories but no exercise will burn fat unless your diet allows it. Fat loss is determined by calorie control, not by exercise. You can burn fat in your sleep. Good exercises for burning calories are walking, running, biking, swimming, and ANY other physical activity which has you moving a lot of weight for a long time. But NO exercise is good for burning fat if you eat too many calories. You can always eat more calories than you can burn.

Too many people waste energy and time because they do not understand this one simple point. The result is too often giving up in frustration, disuse of gym memberships they continue to pay for, and many other unnecessary problems not the least of which is a lack of success. If you want to lose fat, forget about silly techniques to boost metabolism and exercising futilly. Work on your eating habits. As long as you're consuming fewere calories than you're burning, you'll lose fat.

Good luck and good health!!


PS: Here are some good websites you may find useful.

? A MUST FOR DIETERS http://www.freedieting.com/

? BEST DIET TOOL ON THE WEB http://www.myfitnesspal.com/

? NUTRITION DOT GOV http://riley.nal.usda.gov/

? ALL ABOUT FOOD http://www.mypyramid.gov/

? FOOD DATABASE http://nutritiondata.self.com/

? EMOTIONAL EATING http://www.youtube.com/user/josielenore#g/a
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